Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli plead g Los Angeles
Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli plead guilty to college bribes scheme
American actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband Mossimo Giannulli were found guilty of paying $500,000 as a bribe to the University of Southern California for the admission of their two daughters under a college admissions bribery scheme. The judge had not confirmed that he would accept the plea deals with the prosecutor.
According to the plea deal offered by their attorney, Loughlin 55 will spend two months in prison, and Giannulli will serve for five months. But U.S. District Judge Nathaniel Gorton said on Friday that he would decide whether to accept the plea deal after further consideration of the pre sentencing report. ''
While the video conferencing, the couple was on different screens with their lawyers and made no other comments during the hearing other than the answers to the judge's questions.
Around a dozen wealthy parents, athletic coaches, and other parents were charged for bribery schemes last year. These parents paid hefty bribes to the elite universities to get their children admitted in these universities with bogus test scores or fake athletic credentials, authorities said.
Loughlin had agreed to pay a fine of $150,000 with community service for 100 hours, and Giannulli agreed to pay a fine of $250,000 and community service for 250 hours.
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A man got killed and a child injured in a shooting in Glendale
A man got killed, and a child got injured in a shooting in Glendale on Wednesday evening. The investigation is going on for the incident, said Police.
According to Glendale police, the incident took place near San Fernando Road and Chevy Chase Drive at about 9 p.m.
A man in his 20s was found injured, and a CPR was tried on him, but he died after reaching the hospital. A suspect fired at him when he was at an open taco stand, said Police.
According to Sgt. Christian Hauptmann of the Glendale Police Department, a boy nearly 10-year-old was taken to the hospital when he got injured due to a stray bullet in the arm at the same location. The injuries were not life-threatening.
According to Hauptmann, the boy was an innocent bystander and have no connection with the man who died. A description of the suspect was not available.
High-speed chase on Southern California avenues, Suspect arrested
A man was put behind the bars after police chased a vehicle in high speed on Southern California avenues and turnpikes Tuesday evening.
The pursuit extended from Santa Clarita, over the San Fernando Valley and into a Burbank neighbourhood.
The incident started around 5 p.m. furthermore, came to up to 100 mph now and again. The SUV could be seen drawing near to different vehicles and weaving around them.
At a certain stage during the chase, the back end of the SUV opened, and a few boxes dropped out.
The pursuit finished not long before 6 p.m. with the vehicle smashing in a private neighbourhood in Burbank after it crashed into a CHP vehicle.
The driver escaped the vehicle after the impact and attempted to run, however, was arrested by police.
2 more firefighters released from the hospital who got injured in Downtown Los Angeles Fire
A fierce explosion took place in the downtown Los Angeles Toy District this weekend. Four Fighters got injured while trying to extinguish the fire and are still hospitalized.
According to Los Angeles Fire Department, around twelve firefighters got injured in the incident, and 11 were hospitalized with burns after a "massive fireball" engulfed them in the explosion on Saturday. Seven had already been released from the hospital.
During the investigation, the fire department found Carbon dioxide and butane canisters inside the building, but it is unclear whether they contributed to the explosion.
Investigators were looking into a fire at the same business in September 2016.
According to LAFD Capt. Erik Scott, a massive explosion, took place in the neighbour at around 6:30 p.m. on Saturday. Firefighters inside have to run outside through a wall of fire, which was 30 feet high and wide, and those on the roof cam down a ladder that was engulfed in flames.
Multiple fire companies were called to the scene, and around 230 firefighters responded to the scene.
The fire that came out due to this explosion was carried by the firefighters and was knocked out at 8:08 p.m.
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A family in Glendale, sued a medical facility with the blame of the death of their loved one
Now, a family is blaming the nursing home for the death of their loved ones. For this, they filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the facility on Thursday.
According to the suit, the nursing home practiced inadequate safety conditions during the pandemic.
Ricardo Saldana was living in the Glenhaven Healthcare in Glendale, and then a 77-year-old man contracted COVID-19.
"They put a patient with COVID-19 in my dad's room. They killed my dad," said Jackie Saldana.
Jackie, his father, suffered a stroke six years ago and was relatively healthy until the pandemic arrived. And the family said that he would have stayed safe and healthy if Glenhaven had kept proper precautions at the time of the pandemic outbreak.
The family also claimed that a nurse who was exposed to Coronavirus at another facility was serving in the Glenhaven facility.
Now Saldana family is suing the facility for elder abuse, willful misconduct, and negligence.
Scott Glovsky, the family's attorney, said that Ricardo is just one of the 10 cases of deaths due to COVID-19 in the facility, but the Los Angeles County Public Health Department had reported only five such deaths.
"His death has hit me like 100 knives going in my heart. My family is devastated," Jackie said.
Pilot died in a plane crash in Santa Maria school ground
A single-engine plane crashed on the ground of a school in the Santa Maria killing the pilot, said authorities. The flight departed from Van Nuys.
At around 10:45 a.m., the single-engine Cirrus SR20 crashed near the basketball court, on the grounds of Ralph Dunlap Elementary school.
The doorbell camera in the neighborhood captured the loud sound of the crash. The camera also captured a parachute coming to the ground, followed by a scene of black snow rising from the area.
The aircraft caught fire after falling to the ground.
The plane departed from Van Nuys Airport to come to Santa Maria airport. The pilot was the only person on board. No injuries were reported on the ground.
The authorities did not release the identity of the pilot.
The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the crash.
A new antibody study of LA: LA County may have had asymptomatic COVID-19
According to a new antibody study of Los Angeles County published recently in the Journal of the American Medical Association, a large population may be affected with COVID-19 without exhibiting symptoms. In this study, the researchers with USC had tested the blood samples of 863 LA County residents in April. These antibody tests investigate if the person had coronavirus in the past, which made the body develop antibodies to fight the virus. As per experts, people can have the virus inside and be asymptomatic.
The collaborative effort of USC and the county's department of public health concluded that more than 4% of the tested individuals had antibodies to the coronavirus. According to the researchers extrapolating these results to LA County's 8 million adult population, approximately 360,000 adults might have got the infection without realizing.
If this turns to be true, it would also mean the country's death rate per person from COVID-19 is much lower than that presently calculated. Currently, LA has reported 39,000 cases.
According to Neeraj Sood, a teacher of wellbeing strategy at USC, the spread of COVID-19 through LA County is products higher than specialists suspected. But the outcomes show that they stay a long way from arriving at herd immunity - where enough individuals have the antibodies that the infection starts coming up short on new hosts to cause disease.
The examination likewise found that about 60% of the individuals who tested positive for antibodies were asymptomatic, giving barely any indications of contamination.
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Basketball Hall of Fame Patrick Ewing tested positive for COVID-19
Patrick Ewing, a basketball coach in Georgetown, is tested positive for COVID-19 and had been hospitalized for the treatment.
The Hall of Fame player for the Hyas in college and the New York Knicks in the NBA said in his statement, which was issued by the university. "This virus is serious and should not be taken lightly. I want to encourage everyone to stay safe and take care of yourself and your loved ones. Now more than ever, I want to thank the healthcare workers and everyone on the front lines. I'll be fine, and we will all get through this."
According to school, Ewing, 57, is the only man of its men's program who is found positive for Coronavirus.
He was a 7-foot player for the Georgetown basketball team and win the 1984 NCAA men's basketball championship and reach two more title games.
During the four years when John Thompson was playing in the Georgetown team, and the team went to 121-23, a winning percentage of .840.
He became the overall No.1 pick in 1985 after the Knicks won the NBA's first lottery. But Ewing stops leading the New York after their defeat against Hakeen Olajuwon and the Houston Rockets in NBA Finals of 1994.
Ewing played in total 17 seasons in the NBA, amongst which 15 were with the Knicks.
NYC Teachers showing their support to frontline workers by delivering meals
Two New York City teachers had come forward to support the frontline workers for their fight with Coronavirus.
Co-founders at Brooklyn Cares managed to make around 1,000 meals in just three weeks with their local support.
"It's been a very grassroots thing for us because neither one of us in the nonprofit world," Michele Levin, of Brooklyn Cares, said.
Another member at Brooklyn Cares, Stephanie Schragger, said that it was all possible with the support they received.
"We are so overwhelmed by the support that we've had from people," Schragger said.
Both managed to do this while teaching at St. Ann's School and also homeschooling their young kids.
Levin said that they had to try extra hard to make this project work "in the little pockets of time before class, after class, when our children are in bed, or on the weekends."
They decided to open Brooklyn Cares after seeing the impact of COVID-19 on Healthcare system and neighborhood restaurants and
thought to help both groups.
By now, they have received nearly $17,000 to provide meals to the frontline workers. The meals prepared by them go to healthcare facilities, including Cobble Hill Health Center -- a nursing home hit hard by COVID-19.
Armed person threatening self-harm, arrested on Centerville Turnpike in Virginia Beach
According to the police, they reacted to the 1700 block of Centerville Turnpike in Virginia Beach for an armed person who was threatening to harm himself. The authorities informed that the man was arrested around 9:40 pm on Thursday and had first notified the public around 7:30 pm.
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Pdte. Maduro denuncia infección intencionada de migrantes venezolanos con Covid-19 desde Colombia - teleSUR TV
En Venezuela se reportan hasta el momento 1.121 casos, 475 hospitalizados, 357 en centros de diagnóstico integral, 17 en clínicas privadas, 262 recuperados y 10 fallecidos.
El presidente de Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, acusó este domingo a su par colombiano Iván Duque promover la infección intencional de migrantes venezolanos que regresan a su país para cambiar la curva de contagio que se había mantenido controlada en este territorio desde el inicio de la pandemia de Covid-19. LEA TAMBIÉN: Venezuela agradece a Irán envío de buques tanques en el marco del bloqueo de EE.UU. El mandatario venezolano, en una reunión ministerial televisada, alertó sobre el aumento de los casos de contagios importados, en especial provenientes de Colombia. Informó que el número de infectados en Venezuela aumentó a 1.121 casos de coronavirus para este 24 de mayo, de los cuales 75 por ciento son casos provenientes del exterior. Maduro resaltó que, de los 843 casos procedentes del extranjero, unos 433 proceden de Colombia, mientras que 95 vienen de Brasil, 49 de Perú, 36 de Ecuador, entre otros países. Este domingo la cifra de personas infectadas con coronavirus fue de 111, la más alta desde que se detectó el primero caso en Venezuela. De este número, 93 casos fueron importados o por contacto internacional, 73 de ellos, proveniente específicamente de Colombia. En tanto, 18 casos fueron de transmisión comunitaria. El mandatario venezolano alertó sobre un nuevo foco de contagio registrado en el Mercado Las Pulgas en el Zulia, estado fronterizo con Colombia. Sobre la situación sanitaria del país, Maduro expresó que existe la cantidad de camas necesarias para los pacientes que necesiten ingreso hospitalario como consecuencia de la Covid-19. Sin embargo, hizo un llamado al pueblo venezolano a cumplir con las medidas de seguridad e higiene necesarias para evitar el virus. Recalcó además que Venezuela ha realizado más de 804.000 pruebas diagnósticos para descartar la Covid-19 en el país, lo que convierte a la nación de América Latina con el mayor número de pruebas por millón de habitantes.